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CastleStorm  



Angry beards: CastleStorm coming to PS3, Vita


1:00 AM on 10.18.2013



Vikings versus knights. That's the conceit of Zen Studios' CastleStorm, which our own Ian Bonds enjoyed well enough when it original launched on XBLA. It's a much more in-depth Angry Birds of sorts, with real-time strategy and tower defense elements.

It's also coming to PS3 and Vita on November 5. It will be cross buy, too, so buying it on either system yields you access to both. It seems like a decent mobile alternative to Angry Birds, if you own a Vita.

Going to castlestorm your Sony consoles to pick this up? Are you imagining a novelist Nathan Fillion and X-Men crossover?








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5:45 PM on 11.05.2013
CastleStorm launches on to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita

CastleStorm, a fun blend of tower defense mechanics and projectile flinging from Zen Studios, arrives today on the PlayStation Network. Previously released on Xbox 360 and PC, the game is now available on PS3 or PS Vita ...more



5:00 PM on 06.07.2013
Review: CastleStorm

Hey kids! Do you like smashing stuff in Angry Birds, but wish it was just a bit more...medieval? How about a bit of troop management? Spells? Swords? Sheep? Less birds, more beards? All this and more await you in CastleStorm!more



4:30 PM on 02.05.2013
CastleStorm crosses tower defense with Angry Birds

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12:30 PM on 05.30.2012
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